© 2017

Cutting Edge of Ophthalmic Surgery

From Refractive SMILE to Robotic Vitrectomy

  • Ulrich Spandau
  • Gabor Scharioth


  • Provides clear, concise descriptions of advanced surgical techniques for challenging ocular surgeries

  • Highly illustrated with over 400 line drawings and full colour intra-operative photographs

  • Offers expert advice on the roles of different surgical techniques for the best possible outcomes


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Lacrimal Duct: Endoscopic Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ralf Ungerechts
      Pages 3-23
  3. Cornea: SMILE

  4. Glaucoma: Canaloplasty

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 43-43
    2. Gabor B. Scharioth
      Pages 45-58
    3. Norbert Körber
      Pages 59-63
  5. Iris: Iris Surgery

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 65-65
    2. Ulrich Spandau
      Pages 67-74
  6. Cataract: Femto-Cataract, Laser Phaco, Congenital Cataract

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 75-75
    2. S. Mödl, E. Ruf, Gangolf Sauder
      Pages 89-91
    3. Alf Nyström, Lothar Schneider, Ulrich Spandau
      Pages 93-101
  7. Premium IOL: Macula IOL, Add-On IOL

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 103-103
    2. Gabor B. Scharioth
      Pages 105-108
    3. Gangolf Sauder, S. Mödl
      Pages 109-112
  8. Secondary IOL Implantation: Scleral Fixated IOL and Glued IOL

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Gabor B. Scharioth
      Pages 115-124

About this book


This book presents the most modern and innovative techniques in ocular surgery currently utilized by experts in the field. All aspects of ocular surgery from the front to the back of the eye are covered in this resource, with all surgeries demonstrated as ‘recipes’ with first the ingredients and then the surgical techniques with step-by-step instructions. The surgeries are illustrated with photographs, drawings and videos for practical application, and the step-by-step presentation allows for quick and easy access to the most appropriate techniques in ocular surgery.


Small gauge vitrectomy Canaloplasty Femto Smile Femto cataract Glaucoma

Editors and affiliations

  • Ulrich Spandau
    • 1
  • Gabor Scharioth
    • 2
  1. 1.Uppsala University HospitalUppsalaSweden
  2. 2.Augenzentrum RecklinghausenRecklinghausenGermany

About the editors

Ulrich Spandau

Department of Ophthalmology

Uppsala University Hospital

Uppsala, Sweden

Gabor Scharioth

Aurelios Augenzentrum

Recklinghausen, Germany 

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Cutting Edge of Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Book Subtitle From Refractive SMILE to Robotic Vitrectomy
  • Editors Ulrich Spandau
    Gabor Scharioth
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-47225-6
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-83685-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-47226-3
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXVI, 155
  • Number of Illustrations 8 b/w illustrations, 261 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Ophthalmology
  • Buy this book on publisher's site
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